The History of Everton, Including Familiar Dissertations on the People, and Descriptive Delineations of the Several & Separate Properties of the Towns
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...by his executors to the late John Fisher, Esq., an eminent ship-builder of Liverpool, and were long in his occupancy. Mr. Fisher, who died in 1791, married a daughter of the above-named Mr. Seacome, who resided at this place until her death, which took place in the year 1812. The good family-house and out-buildings on this property were erected by the late Mr. Seacome, and altogether form an agreeable residence, there being sufficient land annexed to amuse, and even tolerably well employ, an amateur agriculturist. The Seacomes of Everton have, for a very long period, been proprietors of lands and other possessions in the township: at times they have been most evidently conspicuous characters in the place, and long ranked as nobles of Everton. Much of the landed property of the last of the Everton Seacomes remains in the possession of his grandchildren of other names, and particularly that of Ellison. The name of Seacome is extinct at Everton, or lies dormant in the town's documents, and in old title deeds; but it Q will, doubtless, long live in the grateful recollection of its heirs. Most of the localities bearing the figures 16 now belong to the Ellison family, chiefly indeed to the very deserving and respectable head of that family, Seacome Ellison, of Litherland, Esq. Mr. Ellison has recently sold a field, 16, f, for nearly 3000, which, together with two other closes of land, measuring in the whole 4a. 1r. 6p., were bought by one of his ancestors on the 29th July, 1724, for 84 10s., and are leasehold for 1000 years, at a quit rent of Is. per annum per acre. In the year 1817, the parties interested in the late Mr. Seacome's property obtained an act of parliament, principally with a view of obtaining the liberty to dispose of it...
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